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Adolescent Health is a survey textbook that includes an overview of existing theories and current research on interventions that address the social morbidities and mortalities of adolescents. Author Lynn Rew examines theories from a variety of professional disciplines that provide frameworks for understanding adolescent health behavior and health outcomes. Each theory is presented in terms of its essential elements, including its origin, a brief background of the theorist’s philosophical paradigm, the purpose and usefulness of the theory, the meaning and scope of the theory, and, when available, empirical referents.  

Adolescent Health and Health-Risk Behaviors
Adolescent health and health-risk behaviors

Adolescent health is a topic of great interest to members of several professions. In fact, it is probably of greater interest to us than it is to adolescents themselves. Compared to their parents, who may exchange information with friends and coworkers about how to avoid specific diseases such as cancer or how to ...

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